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Typepad for Dummiesby Melanie Nelson
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Eager to start blogging? Find out how TypePad makes it easy and fun!
If you've been thinking about breaking into the blogo-sphere but didn't know where to start, you've come to the right place. First, you'll get some pointers on what blogging's all about and how to develop your online identity. Then you'll find out how TypePad works, how to use TypeLists and widgets, and what it takes to make your blog a huge success!
Open the book and find:
Start, use, and customize a TypePad blog today!
TypePad is known for its intuitive user interface, built-in SEO features, optional advertising, free professionally designed templates, fully hosted blogs, and outstanding customer support. This book guides you through the technical tasks necessary for starting, using, and customizing a TypePad blog.
Step-by-step tutorials walk you through the process of signing up for a new TypePad blog, while screen shots from real-world blogs bring the book's concepts to life.
Get blogging today with TypePad!
TypePad for Dummies will be on guiding readers through the technical tasks necessary for starting, using and customizing a TypePad blog. It will comprehensively explain choosing the right TypePad membership plan, singing up, configuring, using and customizing a blog using the TypePad system. It will also include: Illustrations from real-world blogs with screenshots and specific examples that bring the book's concepts and ideas to life. Step-by-step tutorials that will walk readers through the process of signing up for a new TypePad blog and getting down the business of publishing their content on the web, using TypePad. Real-world stories from business and individuals who have used and recommend TypePad.
About the Author
Melanie Nelson is a technical writer and the author of BloggingBasics101.com, a leading resource for beginning and intermediate bloggers.
Shannon Lowe is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in Good Housekeeping, Chicken Soup for the New Mom's Soul, and Parent and Child Magazine.
Table of Contents
Part I: The Basics of Blogging.
Chapter 1: Understanding Blogging and TypePad.
Chapter 2: The Benefits of TypePad.
Part II: Getting Started with TypePad.
Chapter 3: Creating Your TypePad Account and Profile.
Chapter 4: Touring the TypePad Dashboard.
Chapter 5: Creating Your First Blog.
Chapter 6: Writing and Editing Your Blog Posts.
Chapter 7: Interacting on Your Blog.
Part III: Adding Useful Elements to Your TypePad Blog.
Chapter 8: Using TypeLists and Widgets.
Chapter 9: Adding Multimedia to Your Blog.
Chapter 10: Exploring Social Media.
Chapter 11: Finding and Using a TypePad Theme.
Part IV: Taking Your Blog to the Next Level.
Chapter 12: Making Money with Your Blog.
Chapter 13: Importing, Exporting, and Archiving.
Chapter 14: Tweaking Your TypePad Theme with Custom CSS or Advanced Templates.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 15: Ten Tips and Tricks.
Chapter 16: Ten Places to Find TypePad Resources.
Chapter 17: Ten Bloggers Using TypePad Well.
Chapter 18: Ten Blogging Etiquette Tips.
Appendix A: Domain Mapping.
Appendix B: Third-Party Stat Counters.
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